Japanese Association of Orthodontists


Plenary session

Special lecture (16:40-18:00, Wednesday, February 9)

"The Anterior Open Bite: Conservative orthodontic treatment with stability" Roberto Justus (WFO President)

Lecture 1 (10:10-11:10, Wednesday, February 9)

"Stability of Occlusion Following Retention and Active Treatment" Itaru Mizoguchi (Professor of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido)

Lecture 2 (11:15-12:15, Wednesday, February 9)

"Thinking About Retention in Terms of Movement of Teeth by Orthodontic Force" Junichiro Iida (Professor of Orthodontics, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University)

Lecture 3 (14:15-15:15, Wednesday, February 9)

"Morphological Change in Retention Period"―On maxillofacial, dentitional, occlusal and soft tissue changes Saburo Kurihara (Professor, Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Biology, Institute for Oral Science, Matsumoto Dental University)

Educational Lecture (15:20-16:00, Wednesday, February 9)

"Long-Term Cases Related to Mandible Resorption" Ming-Jeoaun Su (Former Chairperson of TAO)

Additionally, an encore award presentation (13:55-15:10, February 10), academic exhibition (February 9 and 10), case exhibition (February 9 and 10), luncheon seminar by the Orthodontic Suppliers Association of Japan (12:20-13:50, Wednesday, February 9), social gathering (19:00, February 9 at the Sapporo Korakuen Hotel) and Brace Smile Award ceremony are planned. There are also programs planned for staff of member clinics as follows:

Staff Program 1 (16:00-18:00, Wednesday, February 9)

"Medical Interview Techniques Necessary for Orthodontic Treatment―How to Identify and Eliminate Patient Anxieties" Makiko Hasegawa (Vice-President and Professor of Anthropology, Takachiho University)

Staff Program 2 (10:00-11:30, Thursday, February 10)

"Organizing Basic Knowledge of Muscles Necessary in the Field of Orthodontics" Yoshimasa Kitagawa (Professor of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Hokkaido University)

Address inquiries concerning applications for the 38th meeting to:
    Head Office
    Japanese Association of Orthodontists
    c/o Oral Health Association of Japan
    1-43-9 Komagome, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0003
    Tel:03-3947-8891 / Fax:03-3947-8873